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The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


“The Challenge of Blackness”: The IBW and the Black Studies Movement

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes demands for Black Studies programs, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and the founding of the Institute of the Black World. Vincent Harding, ... More


We Have Been Believers: Black Catholic Studies

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Parish revivals enabled many Catholics, including blacks, to attain a deeper knowledge of their faith and to take fuller ownership of it. Catholic revivalism differed in its emphasis on the ... More


Freedomways, the Communist Party USA, and Black Freedom in the Post–Civil Rights Years

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

As the civil rights movement gave way to black nationalism, Black Power, and urban unrest, Freedomways and the Communist Party worked to navigate these changes. Jack remained committed to Party work ... More


Henry Swanzy, Sartre’s zombie?: Black Power and the transformation of the Caribbean Artists Movement

Rob Waters

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The rise of Black Power in the black Atlantic world of the late 1960s transformed the cultural politics of decolonisation in Britain and the Caribbean. In the injunction to ‘think black’ was a demand ... More


Johnnetta Betsch Cole: Eradicating Multiple Systems of Oppression

Riché J. Daniel Barnes

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the life of Johnnetta B. Cole, the consummate public anthropologist. She has been an educator, the president of two historically Black colleges for women (Spelman and Bennett), ... More


Learning Is an All-Black Thing

E. James West

in Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.: Popular Black History in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043116
eISBN:
9780252051999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043116.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter situates Ebony’s evolving black history content within the broader struggle for black-centred education and the ‘Black Revolution’ on campus during the late 1960s and early 1970s. During ... More


A Local Construction Site: OBAC, Chicago, and the Black Aesthetic

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides an institutional history of the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), one of the most renowned African American artist collectives of the Black Arts movement. It ... More


Conclusion

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 reviews the theoretical arguments and summarizes the findings of the empirical chapters. It points to the benefit of using Black women’s voices as starting points for the analysis of their ... More


Thinking Through Crisis: Depression-Era Black Literature, Theory, and Politics

James Edward Ford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286904
eISBN:
9780823288939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286904.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Thinking through Crisis turns to 1930s African American literature to offer a critical response to Trauma Theory. This theoretical discourse carries a nostalgia for “European Man” that limits its ... More


Troubled Man: Limitations of the Masculinity Solution

Damien M. Sojoyner

in First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697533
eISBN:
9781452955230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697533.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The fourth chapter presents the harsh realities that young Black men face in the gendered social hierarchy that presents a very limited set of, often problematic, solutions as models. Situated ... More


Conclusion Covenants and Communities: The Demands of African American Literature

John Ernest

in Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833377
eISBN:
9781469605074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898505_ernest.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book concludes with an essay from Mae G. Henderson originally published in 1996, which explores the tensions between Black Studies and Black Cultural Studies. She begins by noting the ... More


Abandoning the Past: Effacing History and Confronting Silence

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter pierces the existing scholarly silence around Hoyt Fuller’s sexuality by exploring how sexual politics shaped both the life and afterlife of the editor. It maps the ways that silences ... More


By All Means Possible: The Historical Struggle over Black Education

Damien M. Sojoyner

in First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697533
eISBN:
9781452955230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697533.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The fifth chapter elucidates a needed connection between the competing visions of the education of Black people and the current iterations of the educative process. The construction of this chapter ... More


The Futures Outside: Apocalyptic Epilogue Unveiled as Africana Queer Prologue

Eric A. Thomas

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This essay examines the epilogue of Revelation (22:8-21) as an intervention for new imaginations of, and actions toward, a new heaven and new earth that can be realized in the present. It names the ... More


Introduction: Written/Unwritten: The Gap Between Theory and Practice

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction argues that although the academy has a spoken (the written) commitment to diversity, the same attitudes (the unwritten) that kept faculty of color out of predominately white ... More


Beauty and the Black Student Revolt: Black Student Activism at Memphis State and the Politics of Campus “Beauty Spaces”

Shirletta Kinchen

in An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the height of the Black Power movement, African American students, especially those attending predominantly white colleges and universities, demanded access to and inclusion in their institutions’ ... More


Reworking Roots: Black Women Writers, The Sapelo Interviews in Drums and Shadows, and the Making of a New Gullah Folk

Melissa L. Cooper

in Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632681
eISBN:
9781469632704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632681.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 discusses the legacies of 1920s and 1930s studies within the Gullah revival and the land battles raging throughout the region. Chapter 5 unearths the origins of the revival, analyzes the ... More


The Making of Lakeside

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks through the eyes of Ms. Mayfield, a longtime resident and CPAB member, at the formation of the Lakeside community. Similar to the previous chapter, here the authors examine how ... More


Epilogue: Kalfou Danje: Situating Haitian Studies and My Own Journey within It

Claudine Michel

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Epilogue invites readers to be informed actors and to consider standing with Haiti and Haitians at the crossroads — what the text calls the kalfou — with the heightened sense of urgency evoked by ... More


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